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Art Basel in the Miami Design District

Art Basel – and all that comes with it – is around the corner, and we’re pleased to share a few client initiatives set to debut in the Miami Design District! From art installations, to pop-ups and events, please find below information for Miami Design District’s 2021 Commission winner: a physical and virtual site-specific installation coined Tomorrow Land, Jeffrey Dietch’s ‘Shattered Glass’ exhibition, Craig Robins Collection, the Mitchell-Innes & Nash exhibit, Shoes + Art by Matthew Chevallard, and CLIMAX by Jean Thierry Besins.

2021 MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT DESIGN COMMISSION: TOMORROW LAND 

The Miami Design District is pleased to unveil Tomorrow Land, a physical and virtual site-specific installation created by Studio Proba and Enjoy the Weather for the neighborhood’s Annual Design Commission 2021. Tomorrow Land features a series of playfully designed sculptures, seating, and ornamentation, created by Studio Proba in her signature, popular style. In addition to the physical components woven throughout the Miami Design District, the installation boasts an interactive, virtual game created by Enjoy the Weather. A dedicated app built around AR technology and proximity beacons which allow visitors to “collect” and digitally customize Studio Proba’s shapes and place their own custom totems throughout the neighborhood—and beyond—for other participants to discover and play with.

Dates: November 2021 – May 2022

Location: Miami Design District as well as at the entrance of Design Miami in Pride Park

JEFFREY DEITCH PRESENTS: ‘SHATTERED GLASS’ 

Shattered Glass, the acclaimed exhibition of new art by emerging artists of color, which was shown at Jeffrey Deitch Los Angeles last spring, will be presented in an expanded version in the Moore Building in the Miami Design District. The Los Angeles version of Shattered Glass, curated by Melahn Frierson and A.J. Girard, was more than an exhibition, it was a phenomenon, attracting 1,000 visitors per day in its final weeks on showcase. Shattered Glass connected with a diverse art audience, giving visitors a rare opportunity to see art that reflected their own life experience. The expanded Miami version of Shattered Glass will include fifteen new artists. The painting, sculpture, and photographic works in the exhibition are all figurative. The subject matter is often the artists’ family and friends. Their primary subject is their own life and their community. The participating artists are all strongly socially engaged; many of whom incorporate powerful social messages into their work. The exhibition represents a remarkable new generation that connects with a new art audience. Jeffrey Deitch has been presenting exhibitions and public art projects in the Miami Design District since 2002.

Dates: November 29 – December 5, 2021

Location: Miami Design District The Moore Building

CRAIG ROBINS COLLECTION

The Craig Robins Collection, displayed within the Miami Design District headquarter offices of DACRA, is a private collection of contemporary art and design that represents a broad range of artistic perspectives. Based on the belief that art should be shared, highlights from the collection are constantly rotated and put on view within the workspaces at DACRA, the innovative development company founded by Craig Robins in 1987. The annual re-hanging of Craig Robins contemporary art collection highlights the work of American conceptual artist John Baldessari (1931-2020), and features recent acquisitions including work by Kenturah Davis, Sayre Gomez, Yesiyu Zhao, and more. Encompassing the disciplines of design, art, and architecture, the multifaceted collection also features pieces by established favorites such as Urs Fischer, Jean Prouvé, Richard Tuttle, and Marlene Dumas.

Location: DACRA Headquarters: 3841 NE  2nd Avenue

MITCHELL-INNES & NASH

The Mitchell-Innes & Nash exhibit will feature early works by Eddie Martinez alongside works by Freddie Brice, David Butler, Ray Hamilton, Ike Morgan, Mary T Smith and Billy White among others.

Dates: Monday, November 29 – Saturday, December 4 from noon to 8pm, Sunday, December 5 from noon to 6 pm – Winter Exhibition

Location: 151 NE 41st Street, Suite 125

SHOES + ART BY MATTHEW CHEVALLARD 

Footwear Entrepreneur, Matthew Chevallard, is debuting an innovative modern-retail experience in the Miami Design District, coined: Shoes + Art. Merging Chevallard’s passion for footwear with his passion for art collecting, this multifaceted speakeasy retail concept, invites the public into a forward thinking and design-driven oasis in the middle of the most popular neighborhood in Miami. Chevallard’s new Avant Garde boutique, is situated in front of luxury houses Fendi and Louboutin, and features his two Italian hand-made footwear brands, Blu Scarpa and Concetto Limone all within Chevallard’s art gallery, THE OFFICE. The unique boutique concept will open to the public in time for Miami Art Basel 2021, on November 28th, 2021, with a solo exhibition by the coveted Mexican American artist, Eduardo Sarabia. The exhibition will feature a full range of works from Eduardo’s practice. For the first time, Eduardo will be displaying 10 limited edition lithographs, with several of them hand embellished by Eduardo Sarabia himself. Tying in the brands, Eduardo will be painting a set of Blu Scarpa products, and will be displaying a large selection of unique hand-painted ceramic plates. The remainder of the works will be revealed during the opening.

Dates:  November 28 – ongoing

Location: 160 NE 40th Street; 2nd floor of OTL

CLIMAX BY JEAN THIERRY BESINS

Designed by Jean Thierry Besins, CLIMAX is a 13-foot sculpture made of 1 ton of recycled stainless steel. The radiator inspires viewers to stop shielding themselves from the existential threat of death when facing climate change. CLIMAX is the first version of a 100-foot-tall heater that Jean Thierry Besins plans to install in Iceland in September 2024. The sculpture will be inaugurated in October in Jungle Plaza and will be on view through February 2022.

Dates: October 2021 – February 2022

Location: Miami Design District Jungle Plaza

ABOUT MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT

The Miami Design District is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood that combines luxury shopping, galleries, museums, design stores, restaurants and major art and design installations all within an architecturally significant context. The Miami Design District is owned and operated by Miami Design District Associates, a partnership between Dacra, founded and owned by visionary entrepreneur Craig Robins, and L Catterton Real Estate, a global real estate development and investment fund, specializing in creating luxury shopping destinations. As Miami becomes increasingly known for its own rich culture, the growth of the Miami Design District further reflects how the city is deserving of its place on the global stage.

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Miami Design District – Fashion Strikes Cancer

Miami Design District Hosts Sixth Annual Fashion Strikes Cancer! The Miami Design District is proud to host its sixth annual Fashion Strikes Cancer event series in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Founded and led by fashion visionary, stylist, and breast cancer survivor, Angeles Almuna, this year’s events will honor Executive Leadership Life Coach and cancer survivor, Gisela Lowenstein. 360 Magazine is excited for an event like this to do so well because an important cause is happening.

Miami Design District’s series of events will kick off tomorrow with a Pink Dome Lighting & Dance Ceremony; followed by a Sunset Yoga Class on Thursday, October 14th; a Live Concert by MISO on Friday, October 22nd; and lastly, a Charity Rapha Bike Ride and Run/Walk on Sunday, October 24th. In addition to the series of events, various tenants including Ximena Kavalekas, The Kingdom, and MIA Market will also be participating in the neighborhood’s efforts to support the BCRF in their own unique ways. Furthermore, Fashion Designer and Illustrator, Valeria Krasavina of Fine Frenchie, will be designing 300 ‘Think Pink’ T-Shirts and Tank Tops, created exclusively for Fashion Strikes Cancer, which will be available to purchase for $35 via Fine Frenchie’s website: HERE; 100% of the purchase price will go towards the BCRF.

Please find in the link below a media alert with additional information on all partnerships, as well as, this year’s Fashion Strikes Cancer full program schedule. If you would like to learn more about Miami Design District’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month efforts, purchase tickets to any of the events, or donate to the cause, please visit the link HERE.

Miami Design District Photo via Mission Baia for use by 360 Magazine

Miami Design District’s Current Art Programming

The Miami Design District announces the debut of several new installations and initiatives for their current season of art programming.

SPECIAL SUNSET PUBLIC ART TOURS  

Immerse yourself in the Miami Design District’s rich art and architecture. Experience the neighborhood like never before alongside resident expert Thom Wheeler Castillo. Visit Emmett Moore’s The Grotto, Apollo Projects ‘Landed’, April Bey’s Fringe Project installation, and more. 

LOCATION: Palm Court Plaza 140 NE 39th St, Miami, FL 33137

DATES: Takes place the first and last Sunday of every month at 6 PM

Sunset Public Art Tour Photo via Miami Design District for use by 360 Magazine

 

ARTLIFE GALLERY

ArtLife is an innovative contemporary art gallery and lifestyle brand with a focus on contemporary, pop and street art. The gallery was founded by veteran Art Advisor and Manager, Avery Andon in 2015, as one of the first online-only international Blue-Chip art galleries. Given the high momentum Miami is currently experiencing, the team felt it was the right time to debut this temporary pop-up in the Miami Design District. ArtLife has created a space where visitors can be immersed in works by some of the world’s most celebrated artists including Andy Warhol, Keith Hering, and Banksy. Additionally, ArtLife also provides the opportunity for visitors to experience works by a range of up-and-coming artists such as Cory Van Lew and Jannie Holmes.  ArtLife Gallery will be on view through the end of June.

LOCATION: 180 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137
DATES: Month of June 2021 (Sunday – Thursday 11am-6pm/ Friday & Saturday 11am-8pm)

Andy Warhol's Chicken Noodle Soup via ArtLife for use by 360 Magazine

QUINAZ STUDIO’S BAY STORE

Using only materials sourced from Biscayne Bay and the Miami River, artist/designer James Quinaz transforms trash into treasure for BAY STORE. Part exhibition, part performance, BAY STORE invites you to watch the design process as Quinaz navigates the detritus in our waterways to produce thoughtful, functional furniture before your eyes. BAY STORE asks the viewer to consider the cost of excess and reckon with a society that litters its priceless natural landscapes with cheap plastics, foams, and other harmful waste. Visitors will have the opportunity to watch the artist work, learn about the issues facing South Florida’s precious aquatic resources, and purchase one-of-a-kind pieces from the gallery. 10% of the proceeds will be donated to nonprofits working to keep our bay and ocean clean.

LOCATION: Sweetbird South, 92 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137

DATES: June 24th – July 25th

James Quinaz Bay Chair Photo via Lauren Gnazzo for use by 360 Magazine

 

NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF ARTS PRESENTS UNSPECIFIC VOID: 2021 BFA EXHIBITION

NWSA presents the 2021 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. Despite the challenges the pandemic has brought, the students persevered and continued to work in makeshift studios at home and produced an incredible body of work. The work included in the exhibition ranges from documentation of the pandemic to heartbreak to futuristic imagination, among other themes. The exhibition culminates these young artists’ academic training at the school and will present a wide range of media and themes. Twenty-eight recent graduates will participate in the exhibition. 

LOCATION: Moore Building, 191 NE 40th St, Miami, FL 33137

DATES: June 21st – July 11th

NWSA 2021 Exhibition via Lauren Gnazzo for use by 360 Magazine

“THE GROTTO” BY EMMETT MOORE

Part fiction, part reality, The Grotto is an immersive installation comprised of faux coral boulders sculpted into a secluded lounge, inspired by coral rock quarries and the mythology surrounding the fictional identities that form around these places, where the young and the marginalized gather to sequester themselves and share pleasures. The Grotto also takes cues from local sites such as the Coral Castle and the Venetian Pool where the quarrying of coral rock acquiesced to a mystical landscape, and a fantasy Venetian enclave. Each a tropical fantasy created by man in an effort to transport visitors to an otherworldly place. The Grotto is part pavilion, part folly, where one can escape from everyday life. Emmett Moore’s Grotto Lounge is on permanent display.

LOCATION: 3920 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida, 33137

DATES: Permanent display

APOLLO PROJECTS ‘LANDED’

Apollo ‘Landed’ is the initial iteration of the first plant exhibition to take place in Miami Design District. All artists involved were invited to create, with nature as collaborator and muse, bringing attention to a living, shifting climate and all her inhabitants. From May to July, this pop-up will be hosting activations and installations, focused on reconnecting with the environments around us, where locals are invited to create art, with nature as their muse.

LOCATION: 151 Northeast 41st Street, Suite 12, Miami, Florida 33137

DATES: May 2021 – July 2021

JADE ALLEY FILMS 2021

A collaborative year-long art video feature, Jade Alley Films: 2021 features four artist video selections by the District’s key institutions, including Locust Projects, de la Cruz Collection, and ICA Miami. From April 1 to June 30, the Miami Design District will feature ‘Outage’ by Philadelphia-based artists: Jennifer Levonian and Eva Wylie. Originally commissioned and premiered by Locust Projects in 2019, Outage is a video that utilizes Levonian’s signature cut-paper animation technique, which incorporates deftly rendered watercolors into short films that wryly depict prescient social narratives and Eva Wylie’s unique printmaking techniques. The single-channel animation was made from over 3,000 frames and more than 275 screens were used to create pieces for the animation.

Locust Project Photo via Lauren Gnazzo for use by 360 Magazine

BREAKWATER BENCH BY AMLGMTD 

Ideated by design duo AMLgMTD, the Breakwater Bench is a system of individual benches inspired by the lapping ebb and flow pattern of waves. The slight shift in the repetition of a single element creates movement between the open and closed sections within the design. This simple use of geometry causes playful shadows to appear where the light filters through the open structure.

LOCATION: Palm Court, 140 NE 39th Street, 2nd Floor 

DATES: November 25, 2020 – ongoing

Breakwater Bench Photo via Lauren Gnazzo for use by 360 Magazine

Image Credit Courtesy Louis Vuitton_Brad Dickson

Louis Vuitton in Miami’s Design District

Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer 2021 Men’s Collection debuts in North America as part of a multi-faceted installation in Miami’s Design District on December 4th. The Temporary Residency showcases the collection within the lively universe of The Adventures of Zoooom with Friends, a fantastical crew of characters conceptualized by Men’s Artistic Director Virgil Abloh, on a raucous international voyage representing the fundamental belief in inclusivity at the core of the House’s approach to Menswear.

First introduced at the 2020 Digital Fashion Week in Paris, Zoooom with Friends took the establishment by storm with their joyfully animated escapades throughout the city. Soon reborn in Shanghai and Tokyo as gigantic balloons, Zoooom with Friends has now embarked on a global adventure, celebrating the House’s spirit of travel. Miami is their first-ever stop in North America. Guests at Jungle Plaza will navigate an engaging outdoor environment featuring the Zoooomies’ larger-than-life balloon figures positioned amongst their bespoke shipping containers, alongside delightfully irreverent sculptures.

The Louis Vuitton Men’s Temporary Residency at Miami Design District will also feature a custom Augmented Reality experience. Quick Response codes displayed on the containers will activate via SnapChat, allowing guests to interact with the Zoooomies’ animated incarnations, while generating their own unique and shareable content.

Making its first-ever appearance in North American at Louis Vuitton Men’s Temporary Residency at Miami Design District, the Spring-Summer 2021 Men’s Collection is founded in four methods of upcycling: new looks made from recycled material, looks repeated from the Fall-Winter 2020 collection, looks freely created by the studio during the lockdown using recycled material, and new looks created from existing ideas.

The Temporary Residency will offer clients the opportunity to pre-order the designs in advance of the launch in Louis Vuitton stores worldwide. In addition to the Spring-Summer 2021 Men’s Collection preview, guests will discover a full suite of menswear moments from Men’s Artistic Director Virgil Abloh, including the second LV2054 Capsule Collection—a performance-inspired technical line-—making its international debut. This season, LV2054 clarifies its message and extends its reach in a multi-climactic collection derived from methods used in professional skiwear.

Louis Vuitton Photo by Brad Dickson
Louis Vuitton Photo by Brad Dickson
Image Credit Courtesy Louis Vuitton BFA.Com
Craig Robins Collection courtesy of Jill Peters for the Design Miami instillation as announced by the 360 MAGAZINE.

Miami Design District x Design Miami/

Returning to the Moore Building in the Miami Design District, the same venue that launched the fair in 2005, Design Miami/ 2020 takes place over ten days—Friday, November 27 through Sunday, December 6. Over 139 pieces will be exhibited from across America, with 57 being shown as part of Podium, a new exhibition concept featuring historic and contemporary design objects, that explore the theme “America(s)” and curated by Design Miami/’s Curatorial Director Aric Chen.

Alongside this new format exhibition, Design Miami/ welcomes 10 international design galleries and four innovative Curio presentations to this year’s show by R&Company, Jason Jacques, Moderne, amongst others. To ensure that guests who cannot attend in person this year are able to take in everything the fair has to offer, all works will simultaneously be available to view and purchase online via Design Miami/ Shop and complemented by a robust program of virtual talks and events, including one with Louis Vuitton’s artistic director Virgil Abloh. The exhibitions will be further complemented by a series of creative brand collaborations and satellite exhibitions, both within the Moore Building and across the Miami Design District.

DESIGN MIAMI/ ASSETS

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT PROGRAM OF GALLERIES AND CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS

International galleries that regularly exhibit at Art Basel and design galleries – many will have free-standing space throughout the winter – along with a neighborhood-wide program of exhibitions and activations debuting in the Miami Design District beginning November 27, 2020:

Jeffrey Deitch Gallery
Mitchell-Innes & Nash
Levy Gorvy
David Castillo Gallery
Ramiken
Todd Merill Studio
R & Company
Institute of Contemporary Art
De La Cruz Collection

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OF GALLERIES & CULTURAL EXHIBITIONS

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT 2020 ANNUAL DESIGN COMMISSION
The Miami Design District is bringing back the annual Design Commission, where a new emerging creative talent is chosen to reimagine the neighborhood’s public streets through immersive and interactive concepts. Previous Design Commission recipients include Fernando Laposse, Dozie Kanu, Charlap Hyman & Herrero, Philippe Malouin and Snarkitecture to name a few. This year’s winner is renowned Chilean design collective, Great Things to People (gt2P), who will present their proposed installation, Conscious Actions. Featuring interactive, play-ground inspired devices that will be installed throughout the neighborhood, Conscious Actions is reminiscent of carefree, childhood fun, reminding visitors of the direct impact that every action has on our environment. Each device is activated through natural forces, which when used, responds with effects like transformative surfaces, kinetic motion and solar-powered lighting. *Please note – the Design Commission is not part of Design Miami/*

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT’S 2020 DESIGN COMMISSION

CRAIG ROBINS COLLECTION (November 27th – December 9th)
The Annual Craig Robins Collection exhibition, representing a broad range of artistic perspectives, will be on view over the course of five days during Design Miami/ limited to groups of 10. The multifaceted collection encompasses a range of disciplines from design, to architecture, to art and is home to works by world-renowned artists including John Baldessari, Richard Tuttle, Kai Althoff, Marlene Dumas, Karon Davis, Tschabalala Self and Nicole Eisenman. Based on the belief that art should be shared, highlights from the collection are constantly rotated and displayed within the Miami Design District headquarter offices of Dacra, an innovative development company founded by Craig Robins in 1987. The Annual exhibition provides the opportunity to view the works in person, such as Close Rotation (2019) by Jana Euler; Hair Peace (2019) by Karon Davis; Lakeview Memento Mori (2019) by Sayre Gomez; African American Flag (1990) by David Hammons; Deja Vu-Do: Ethnic Heritage Series (1979-1992) by John Outterbridge; Mannequin and coat/ headdress by Rick Owens; Dunhamm II (2017) by Simone Leigh; and Bellyphat (2016) by Tschabalala Self. This year’s Craig Robins Collection exhibition was kicked off by a preview exhibit in Palm Court last month, featuring selections from artist Paulina Olowska.

RSVP: RSVP@Dacra.com to book a tour

CRAIG ROBINS COLLECTION ASSETS

OTHER ACTIVATIONS TO HIGHLIGHT:
● Basic.Space Pop-up X Harmony Korine & MDD Masks (Nov. 27 – Dec. 15):
This story is under embargo until 11.27, please email for further information
● For Freedoms Billboard
● Shaker Museum, Paradise Plaza

Image of the Craig Robins Collection courtesy of Jill Peters

Design Miami, Louis Vuitton, 360 MAGAZINE

LOUIS VUITTON

Louis Vuitton will exclusively present their iconic Objets Nomades limited-edition collection of travel-inspired furniture created in collaboration with international designers during Design Miami/ – December 4-8th. The Objets Nomades collection is emblematic of Louis Vuitton’s long tradition of intersecting craftsmanship, innovation and design to craft beautiful travel-inspired objects. Louis Vuitton’s unparalleled savoir-faire paired with the discerning eye of renowned designers results in experimental shapes, materials and products that are unique, functional pieces of art.  

At Design Miami, Louis Vuitton will introduce the first American designer to the Objets Nomades collection: the innovative San Francisco-based designer Andrew Kudless and his new piece, Swell Wave Shelf, that will be launching as a global exclusive in two versions. Kudless new piece features undulating, smoothly polished oak shelves- flowing forms that resemble rocks eroded over time – that are held in perfect tension by rich leather straps.  Swell Wave Shelf is an elegant addition to the collection and an ode to the powerful forces and the delicate balance of the natural world. 

In addition to Andrew Kudless as a new designer and his new piece, institutional Objets will be launched in new colorways for the first time: the iconic Campana Cocoon in sunrise rose-yellow and Marcel Wanders’ Diamond Arm Chair, Sofa and Venezia GM et PM all in white. Pieces from the Objets Nomades collection have been imagined by some of the most creative designers of our times including, Atelier Oï, Maarten Baas, Barber and Osgerby, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Damien Langlois-Meurinne, Raw Edges, Patricia Urquiola, Marcel Wanders, Tokjin Yoshioka, Nendo, Gwenaël Nicolas, India Mahdavi, and André Fu.   

ATELIER LOUIS VUITTON

To coincide with Design Miami and further focus on Objets Nomades, Louis Vuitton will be presenting an exclusive exhibition showcasing its savoir-faire, Atelier Louis Vuitton Miami, within Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza. A carefully curated selection of Louis Vuitton’s Objets Nomades, Les Petits Nomades, special leather goods, one-of-a-kind hard-sided pieces, exotics and more will be artfully displayed to illuminate the House’s most exceptional pieces.  Special hard-sided items will be unveiled such as the worldwide debut of the Sneaker Trunk and the US debut of the Malle Coiffeuse, Malle Courrier with Drawers, and Malle Pique-Nique as well as exclusive handbags including the Rainbow Purple Capucines BB, Fusion Rouge City Steamer PM, and Fusion Gris City Steamer PM. Atelier Louis Vuitton Miami, is by appointment and for a limited time from December 3 – 8th at Paradise Plaza in Miami Design District.

Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades will be on show at Design Miami/ from December 4th to 8th, 2019 as well as the Louis Vuitton Miami Design District store throughout next year.  Atelier Louis Vuitton, the exclusive savoir-faire exhibition, will be held at Paradise Plaza – 151 NE 41st Street, Miami Fl 33137 from December 3rd to 8th, 2019.  Visits by appointment only.

YAYOI KUSAMA, ICA Miami Miami, Design District ,Leanne Kim,gnazzo group, 360 MAGAZINE

YAYOI KUSAMA

ICA Miami presents a special off-site exhibition by pioneering installation artist Yayoi Kusama. On view from October 12 through January 31, 2019 in the Miami Design District, Kusama’s All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (2016) marks the first time that one of Kusama’s signature “Infinity Mirror Rooms” will be on view in Miami.

112 NE 41st St., Suite 106

October 12, 2019 to January 31, 2020 from 11AM – 5PM 

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT x MUSEUM GARAGE

The Miami Design District, a neighborhood dedicated to innovative art, design and architecture, is set to debut the most recent addition to the area’s latest phase of development, the highly anticipated Museum Garage. Featuring the work of five world-class architects, the seven-story mixed-use structure will house ground-floor retail spaces and maintain the capacity for 800 vehicles.

Miami Design District developer and CEO of Dacra, Craig Robins, along with L Catterton Real estate commissioned architect and curator Terence Riley to develop the concept of this project. In doing so, Riley curated the work of various participating international architects: WORKac, J. Mayer H., Clavel Arquitectos, Nicolas Buffe and Riley’s own architectural firm K/R (Keenen/Riley).

PARADISE PLAZA

MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT INAUGURATES PARADISE PLAZA

During Art Basel week 2017, the Miami Design District debuted the much anticipated Paradise Plaza, which doubled the Miami Design District’s retail and culinary offerings via the new open air piazza and extension of Paseo Ponti connecting Paradise Plaza to the existing Palm Court.  Paradise Plaza is Miami Design District’s latest multi-level urban park and retail plaza anchored by an iconic architectural structure designed by Johnston Marklee, as well as with works by renowned architectural firms FreelandBuck, Tolila+Gilliland, and MOS. Hosted by Craig Robins, guests of the celebration included Jeffrey Deitch, Curator; Sharon Johnston, Principal Architect and co-founder of Johnston Marklee; Sarah Arison, President of Arison Arts Foundation; Ronan Bouroullec, Designer; Urs Fischer, Artist; Nicholas Gilliland, Principal Architect and cofounder of Tolila + Gilliland; Gaston Tolila, Principal Architect and co-founder of Tolila + Gilliland; Daniel Toole, Architect; Andre Herrero, Principal, Architect of Charlap Hyman & Herrero; Nasir and Nargis Kassamali, Founder of Luminaire; Chad Oppenheim, Owner of Oppenheim Architecture and Design.

In addition to the debut of a number of pop-up exhibitions and art installations throughout the neighborhood, Paradise Plaza also hosted a number of pop-up Art Week pop-ups exhibitions including WWD, goop GIFT and Social Studies. Also housed in the plaza are recent retail openings including Creed, which opened their third U.S. boutique in Miami Design District alongside seventh generation perfumer, Erwin Creed, and Gucci whose Miami Design District location offers two location exclusive bags as part of the brand’s collaboration with artist Coco Capitan: a drawstring backpack and belt bag.

SOCIAL STUDIES AT MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT

On Wednesday, December 6, Baque Creative and the Miami Design District celebrated the launch of Social Studies Miami, a four day retail pop-up experience exclusively developed by Angelo Baque. Concurrent to Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Social Studies featured an eclectic mix of innovative brands and collaborators including Virgil Abloh of Off White TM, Nike, Union Los Angeles, 032c Magazine, No Vacancy Inn, Some Ware, ELECTION REFORM!, Odwalla1221 and Awake NY, with a pop-up retail component and a series of education programs and curatorial workshops led by the creatives behind participating brands. Focusing on themes of tangibility and accessibility, the space was open to the public as a social and creative meeting place during Art Week.
To launch the event, renowned photographer and Social Studies collaborator, Shaniqwa Jarvis, was on hand to debut her eponymous publication, while close friend Zuri Marley treated guests to an extraordinary live performance. The self-titled book, the first published by Baque Creative Press, is designed by Stephen Serrato and includes a forward by Ryan McGinley.

CHROME HEARTS + BACCARAT, MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT CELEBRATE ART WEEK WITH THE MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT PALM COURT

Laurie Lynn Stark of Chrome Hearts + Craig Robins of DACRA hosted friends & family for an evening of music helmed by Maestro Eduardo Marturet with performances by Jesse Jo Stark and pianist Mary Anne Huntsman alongside the Symphony Orchestra. Starting the evening with a champagne reception at Chrome Hearts Miami to celebrate the opening of the exhibition this time, this place curated by Theo Niarchos with Laurie Lynn Stark & Matt DiGiacomo, guests including Jordan Barrett, Presley Gerber, Virgil Abloh, Elle Macpherson, Gloria Estefan, Theo Niarchos and David Adjaye progressed down to the nearby Palm Court for a live musical program ranging from Classical to Broadway to Rock ‘n Roll.

Chrome Hearts X Miami Design District

Chrome Hearts + Baccarat celebrate Art Basel with the Miami Symphony Orchestra

at Palm Court, Miami Design District

          

  

Miami | December 5th, 2017

Laurie Lynn Stark of Chrome Hearts + Craig Robins of DACRA hosted friends & family for an evening of music helmed by Maestro Eduardo Marturet with performances by Jesse Jo Stark and pianist Mary Anne Huntsman alongside the Symphony Orchestra. Starting the evening with a champagne reception at Chrome Hearts Miami to celebrate the opening of the exhibition this time, this place curated by Theo Niarchos with Laurie Lynn Stark & Matt DiGiacomo, guests progressed down to the nearby Palm Court for a live musical program ranging from Classical to Broadway to Rock ‘n Roll.

WHO (in bold wearing Chrome Hearts)

Jordan Barrett, Presley Gerber, Virgil Abloh, Jesse Jo Stark, Elle Macpherson, Gloria Estefan, Theo Niarchos, David Adjaye,

CHROME HEARTS®, the luxury accessories, leather and furniture company renowned for its sophisticated life-inspired designs, was conceived in 1988 by Richard Stark & Richard Stark in Los Angeles.  Honoring a commitment to quality materials and timeless design, CHROME HEARTS® now has twenty-two stores globally including the US, France, Japan and Taiwan and can be found in the most exclusive boutiques around the world including Bergdorf Goodman in NY, Colette in Paris and Seol.

ABOUT MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT

The Miami Design District is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood that combines luxury shopping, galleries, museums, design stores, restaurants and major art and design installations all within an architecturally significant context. The Miami Design District is owned and operated by Miami Design District Associates, a partnership between Dacra, founded and owned by visionary entrepreneur Craig Robins, and L Real Estate, a global real estate development and investment fund, specializing in creating luxury shopping destinations. In 2017, the Miami Design District is expanding dramatically, with new restaurants and luxury boutiques opening in the distinctive, walkable neighborhood that welcomes and encourages innovation. As Miami becomes increasingly known for its own rich culture, the growth of the Miami Design District further reflects how the city is deserving of its place on the global stage.

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